Year: 2018

Khao San Bangkok

Our 6 Day Bangkok Itinerary

Visiting Thailand this year was not in our plans until I came across a good deal through Skyscanner. Without any second thoughts we jumped on the opportunity and booked our flights from Dubai to Bangkok for just 1,300 dirhams (350 USD) each with Gulf Air.  Although the trip included an hour stopover at Bahrain, we were not bothered because we love a great deal and the flight and service was amazing! Our aim was to see as much as we could on our brief trip, so we made sure to plan ahead for our itinerary.  We decided to spend our first 3 days in the old part of Bangkok near Khao San Road and the following 3 in the newer Sukhumvit district. It was our first time visiting Bangkok so you can only imagine the excitement we had. We couldn’t wait for the mouth-watering street food and cool cafes. Without further ado, here is our 6 day itinerary: Day 1 Arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport around 9am Thailand time (3 hours ahead of UAE) Bought a …


Park Regis Boutique | 21 Grams Balkan Restaurant Jumeirah

One of the best things about living in Dubai is all the completely different places you can visit with just a small drive. Whether it’s the breathtaking dunes in the desert, the relaxing beaches, the bustle of the business districts, the peaceful public parks, or the area like Bastakiya with the inspiring Arabic architecture; there is so much to see and do depending on your mood. This is why I love staycations in Dubai – after a 20 minute drive I feel like I’m staying in another part of the world! Needless to say I was delighted to be invited to spend a Thursday night at the new Park Regis Boutique hotel in Jumeirah. We arrived early on a Thursday evening to find a beautiful hotel that looked more like an elegant villa with 21 rooms. The rooms are spacious and have a unique nautical theme, with lovely, comfortable furniture and well designed fixtures. We had a balcony view which was perfect for sitting outside to relax after a busy day of working or exploring …